A Grammar Containing the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language; For Advanced Grammar Grades, and for High Schools Academies, Etc

A Grammar Containing the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language; For Advanced Grammar Grades, and for High Schools Academies, Etc

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...is a qualifying adjective, modifying "island." island is a noun in the objective singular, in apposition with " St. Helena." in is a preposition, connecting " Atlantic Ocean " with "island." Atlantic Ocean...is a noun in the objective singular, depending on "in." II. MODEL OF ABBREVIATED WRITTEN PARSING-. Speech is a great blessing to mankind; but, alas 1 we too often pervert it. NOTES ON VARIABLE PARTS OF SPEECH. For Reference. a Article: "a beautiful face." Pbeposition: "I go o-fishing." after Preposition: "You came after me." Advebb: (simple)," You came soon after;" (conjunctive), "You came after I left"t above pnEPOsrnon: "above the ground;" "above mean actions." Advebb: "that rollest atote." Adjective: "the above remarks;" "the above rule." 1. The adjective use of "above" is generally condemned by grammarians, bnt it seems to be firmly established. 2. The metaphorical application of "above," as in the phrase "above comprehension," readily passes over to the meaning more than: as,"above tha price of rabies;" "above a dozen" dozen, a noun, -i, /. ' fl Y r-'. ]-?: H/Yfl I ' '-CV' ' all Adjective: 'All men are mortal Fbonominal: "each for all, all for each." Noun: "All is lost." Advebb: "all round the world." any Adjective: "any age;" "any complaints." Pbonominal: "Who is here so base that would be a bond-man? If any, speak." Advebb: "Are you any better?" aa Advebb: (simple) "As brave as a lion." (Conjunctive) "He spoke as we entered;" "as far...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236931289
  • 9781236931283